Belagavi Kunda / Belgaum Kunda is a very popular sweet from the city of Belgaum in Karnataka usually made by the Purohit community. A simple and yummy sweet made from Milk is very popular which originated from Belgaum was an outcome of an accident of Jakku Marwadi. Anyone who visits Belgaum will not leave the place without tasting /buying this sweet.
Another milestone as we celebrate our 50th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop.The theme is #Traditionalsweets. My Contribution to our 50th bloghop celebration is Belagavi Kunda / Belgaum Kunda.
Recipe for Belagavi Kunda / Belgaum Kunda:
2 Cups Milk
2 Tsp Rava / Semolina (Optional)
1 Cup Sugar (Adjust as per your sweet tooth)
1 Tbsp thick fresh curd (should not be sour)
2 Tbsp Clarified butter / Ghee
Chopped Almonds to garnish
1/2 Tsp Cardamom powder / Elaichi Powder
Take a heavy bottomed pan. Add 1 Tbsp ghee.Once the ghee is warm roast rava till it turns slightly brown.Add milk and mix well. Once it starts to boil add the curds to split the milk.Switch off the flame and keep it aside.Take another heavy bottom pan. Add sugar and caramalize on low flame. Once the sugar is caramalized add the split milk mixture and remaining ghee . Keep stirring continuously till the mixture thickens and ghee starts to leave the sides (Carrot halwa consistency).Once done switch off the flame.
Garnish with chopped almonds and serve warm or serve chilled with a dollop of Ice cream.
PS:Rava give a nice grainy texture. You can skip if you wish .